Mediation vs Litigation

In a recent study conducted by CRILF and CFCJ, findings show that low conflict mediation takes and average of 4.8 months to complete and high conflict cases take an average of 13.7 months. Conversely, low conflict litigated cases take and average of 10.8 months to complete and high conflict cases take an average of 27.7 months. One can only imagine the financial and emotional costs for choosing a longer and more adversarial avenue. 

 

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http://www.slaw.ca/2018/03/23/the-cost-of-family-law-disputes/

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Karen Patterson

Muskoka Family Works, 55 Main Street West, Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W9